The New York Riptide are a National Lacrosse League (NLL) team that one of two 2019 expansion teams, along with the Halifax Thunderbirds.

The Riptide's home arena is NYCB Live at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y., (opened Feb 11, 1972, reopened following complete renovation Apr 5, 2017; lacrosse capacity: 13,917) and the team is owned by GF Sports, the live events and sports entertainment arm of New York-based private equity firm GF Capital Management & Advisors, LLC

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Ownership / Management


Gary Fuhrman
Parent Companies
Board of Directors
Board Member, GF Sports | Co-Founder & Managing Director, GF Capital

Erik Baker
Key Decision Makers
Chief Business Officer

Jim Burda
GM & Head Coach

Reggy Thorpe
Asst. GM & Director, Lacrosse Operations

Lance Basler
League | NGB | Assoc

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